Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari  Contreras-Balderas & Lozano-Vilano, 1994

Tepehuan shiner
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Leuciscinae
Etymology: Cyprinella: Latin, cyprinus = carp (Ref. 45335);  alvarezdelvillari: Named for J. Alvarez del Villar.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40526)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Eye diameter larger than snout length. Breast naked. Mouth very oblique. Tuberculation heavy especially on central dorsum of pectoral fins of breeding males, on chin, and spineless on lips. Mature breeding males with bronze underparts including fins. Anal and paired fins with white borders. Body dark, including venter, with large, sparse melanophores, most noticeable in mature males. Other sexes with lateral band as wide or wider than eye, especially around midsides in females (Ref. 40526).

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Central America: Mexico.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Contreras-Balderas, S. and M. de Lourdes Lozano, 1994. Cyprinella alvarezdelvillari, a new cyprinid fish from Río Nazas of México, with a key to the Lepida clade. Copeia 1994(4):897-906. (Ref. 40526)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Critically Endangered (CR) (A1ace, B1+2c, C2b)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00776 (0.00372 - 0.01620), b=3.15 (2.98 - 3.32), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.